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China tanks up its expeditionary forces

Hong Kong, June 15 (ANI): CCTV, China's state-owned television broadcaster, revealed something significant in a report aired on 2 June. ...


Africa's biggest threat may be Nigeria's cratering economy

Endowed with some of the world's biggest oil reserves, plenty of arable land and a young, tech-savvy population of 206 ...


CWG 2022: Women's T20 competition to start on July 29

Birmingham [UK], June 15 (ANI): The Women's T20 competition at the Commonwealth Games 2022 will run from July 29 to ...


Global jury to select FaB National Business Award 2021

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], June 15 (ANI/BusinessWire India): FaB National Business Award 2021 is now accepting nominations. As a way to ...


Malaysia's reef sharks stricken with mystery skin disease

A skin disease is affecting whitetip reef sharks in Malaysia.Scientists believe the skin lesions are related to increasing sea temperatures.A ...


Malaysia reports 5,150 new COVID-19 cases, 73 new deaths

KUALA LUMPUR, June 16 (Xinhua) -- Malaysia reported another 5,150 new COVID-19 infections, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday, bringing ...


Market exchange rates in China -- June 16

BEIJING, June 16 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...


Xinhua Asia Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, June 15

TOKYO -- Japan is slated to start inoculating people aged between 18 and 64 at state-run mass COVID-19 vaccination centers ...


Indonesian badminton star Kido dies of heart attack

JAKARTA, June 15 (Xinhua) -- Indonesian shuttler Markis Kido, who won the 2008 Beijing Olympic doubles gold with Hendra Setiawan, ...


Indonesia records trade balance surplus for 13 consecutive months in May

JAKARTA, June 15 (Xinhua) -- Indonesia recorded a trade balance surplus of 2.36 billion U.S. dollars in May, a positive ...


Malaysian PM unveils COVID-19 exit plan as deaths pass 4,000 mark

KUALA LUMPUR, June 15 (Xinhua) -- Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin unveiled a COVID-19 exit plan on Tuesday, outlining how ...


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Public forces Indian government to cuts taxes on Covid care

NEW DELHI, India: After being stung by public criticism over the high costs of medical care during the Coronavirus surge ...

Opposition lashes out at Imran Khan for misusing agencies

Lahore [Pakistan], June 16 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) information secretary Marriyum Aurangzeb has lashed out at Prime Minister Imran ...

Fitch affirms Sri Lanka at CCC amid debt service challenges

Hong Kong, June 16 (ANI): Fitch Ratings has affirmed Sri Lanka's long-term foreign-currency issuer default rating at CCC. It said ...

WSC urges G7 to take action against rights abuses in Pak

London [UK], June 16 (ANI): As the much-coveted Group of Seven (G7) concluded recently, the World Sindhi Congress (WSC) has ...

'Nepal variant': what we've learned so far

When Portugal was recently removed from England's green list for travel, the UK transport secretary, Grant Shapps, blamed it on ...

Father seeks justice for girl's forcible conversion to Islam

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 16 (ANI): The forced conversion of girls from religious minorities to Islam continues unabated in Pakistan and ...

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600,000 people have now tested positive for Covid-19 in UAE

DUBAI, UAE - The United Arab Emirates reached a grim milestone on Tuesday when the number of Covid-19 cases in ...

Chinese officials investigated over deaths of 21 runners

BEIJING, China: Twenty-seven Chinese officials are being investigated following the deaths of 21 runners last month during an ultramarathon in ...

Putin offers to exchange cybercriminals with U.S.

MOSCOW, Russia: Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday that Russia would send wanted cybercriminals to the U.S. if the U.S. ...

Biden says Russia weaker than appears

CARBIS BAY, England: U.S. President Joe Biden said on Sunday that Russia might be weaker than appears, noting that Moscow ...

Houses for sale for 16 cents for new residents of Croatian town

LEGRAD, Croatia: Seeking to lure new residents, a town in northern Croatia, in Europe, is selling its abandoned homes for ...

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Britain-Australia free trade deal marks UK move away from Europe

LONDON, England: In the wake of the just concluded G7 summit, Britain and Australia announced a trade deal on Tuesday ...


Aussie stock market on a roll, regional Asian markets falter

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly on the nose on Wednesday, however, the Australian market continues to ...


As German union seeks foothold, Amazon jumps wage to 12 EUR per hour

MUNICH, Germany: Amazon has announced that employees at its Germany-based warehouse facilities will receive an hourly pay increase to 12 ...


G7 seeks Russian moves on cybercrimes, chemical weapons

CARBIS BAY, England: The Group of Seven (G7) nations on Sunday demanded Russia act against committing cyber attacks, as well ...


Across-the-board losses for U.S. stocks, Britain seals Oz trade deal

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were weaker across the board on Tuesday.In Britain, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced ...


G7 leaders to continue financial incentives for economies

CARBIS BAY, England: The Group of Seven (G7) leaders, including Angela Merkel of Germany who has traditionally opposed heavy borrowing ...


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